The season of beach days and barbecues is coming to end but that doesn’t mean your summer reading list has to. Extend your summer with these trending books while inspiring ideas for future programming.

Seven at Sea by Erik & Emily Orton

Discover a New York City family’s remarkable story of how they gave up their urban life, packed up their family of seven, and braved the difficult conditions of the Atlantic Ocean as they sailed from New York to and around the Caribbean.

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Belong by Radha Agrawal

How is it that the internet connects us to a world of people, yet so many of us feel more isolated than ever?Radha Agrawal calls this “community confusion,” and inBelong she offers every reader a blueprint to find their people and build and nurture community, because connectedness—as more and more studies show—is our key to happiness, fulfillment, and success.

Hacking Darwin by Jamie Metzl

After 3.8 billion years humankind is about to start evolving by new rules. Leading geopolitical expert and technology futurist, Jamie Metzl, takes readers on a groundbreaking exploration of the many ways genetic-engineering is shaking the core foundations of our lives.

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Essentialism by Greg McKeown

The Way of the Essentialist isn’t about getting more done in less time. It’s about getting only the right things done. It is a systematic discipline for discerning what is absolutely essential, then eliminating everything that is not, so we can make the highest possible contribution towards the things that really matter.

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The Future Is Faster Than You Think by Peter H. Diamandis

Technology is accelerating quicker than anyone could have imagined. During the next decade, we will experience more upheaval and create more wealth than ever before. Set to release January 2020, Peter Diamandis investigates how exponentially accelerating technologies will impact the world.